Kannan Jayaprakash is a full time MBA student at the Kogod School of Business, American University. He holds an Engineering degree in Computer Science from the Anna University, Chennai, India.

After his graduation, he started his professional career with Infosys Technologies Ltd, India in the year 2005. During his four years with Infosys, he developed software and managed his team.  While managing his small team, he was involved in project estimation, scheduling, effort tracking and project metrics reporting. Each of the above enabled him with sound expertise in several project management tools. He also worked closely with quality assurance teams on defect prevention and enforcing industry standards by performing causal analysis with tools such as SPC.

As a software developer, he has excellent exposure to Software Development Life Cycle. He is also equipped with excellent expertise in an array of technologies. He was involved in developing high end business modules in several platforms such as the web, the mid range systems and the Point of Sale.

Through the four years at Infosys, he worked with a renowned Toy Retailer. He has also worked onsite with his clients at Canada while executing a knowledge transition project. His experience with his clients, equips him with excellent understanding of the retail business, especially in Store Operations and Point Of Sale. He is also NRF certified. With such credible retailing expertise, he has worked as a Subject Matter Expert on pursuits of new projects for fortune 100 clients.

Through his MBA program, he has worked as a Student Consultant with IBM Global Business Services, and recommended ideas to reach out and enhance participation for USAID's Global Pulse 2010, via social networking media. Also during the summer of 2010, he interned with EMC Corporation for their Global Supply Chain organization to learn and build credible knowledge in Supply Chain Management, Business Continuity, Risk Mitigation and planning.

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